September 4, 2019: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed Board of Investment to expedite efforts towards ensuring ease of doing business and doing away with unnecessary approvals and regulations.
He was chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday in which he was briefed about the steps taken to facilitate small and medium enterprises.
The Prime Minister directed that special emphasis should also be given to the matters pertaining to contract enforcement and further organizing the land revenue record.
Imran Khan said the present government is fully striving to use all the available resources to run the institutions and the system on modern lines and for this purpose, latest technology will be used.
On the occasion, the Chairman Board of Investment briefed the Prime Minister about the steps taken so far to facilitate the SMEs.
The Prime Minister was informed that a small and medium enterprises policy 2019-24 is being formulated.
The meeting was informed that work has been started to computerize the whole process of approvals and registration for the people desiring to start their own small and medium enterprises. The purpose is to simplify the procedures, ensure transpaency and end red tapism.